Eph 4:22 You took off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires; 23 you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds; 24 you put on the new self, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.
This idea of taking off and putting on is the same concept of taking off old clothes and putting on new clothes.
Taking off take and putting on takes intentionality. One understand what needs to be done, is in agreement and desires to shed their old clothes and longs to put on the fresh new clothes awaiting for them.
God tells us that we are a new Creation,
2 Cor. 5:17 This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!
God petition for us is to shed our old clothes our old ways of living life, she our old ways of doing living life where “Me” was the most important thing for us, where “Me” was the most important thing in the world.
So what Paul is saying “If I say that I am God’s Child and God has His claim on my life, then I am responsible to God, to am to live as He wants me to live, I am to li